Ab-


Ab-
Ab- Ab- ([a^]b). [Latin prep., etymologically the same as E. of, off. See {Of}.] A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away, separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See {A-}(6). [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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